Little EinsteinsOctober 9, 2005
A group of musically gifted and ethnically diverse children travel around the world in an artificially intelligent rocket named Rocket.
Fake or Fortune?June 19, 2011
Journalist Fiona Bruce teams up with art expert Philip Mould to investigate the provenance or attribution of notable artworks.
The Joy of PaintingJanuary 11, 1983
The Joy of Painting was an American television show hosted by painter Bob Ross that taught its viewers techniques for landscape oil painting. Although Ross could complete a painting in half an hour, the intent of the show was not to teach viewers "speed painting". Rather, he intended for viewers to learn certain techniques within the time that the show was allotted. The show began on January 11, 1983, and lasted until May 17, 1994, a year before Ross' death.
LouieFebruary 13, 2006
Have you ever dreamed of exploring an island or travelling to the moon? Do you yearn to race cars or talk to a friendly bear? No problem! Everything is possible with Louie! With his help and Yoko’s, you’ll learn how to draw while having fun!
MarsApril 7, 2004
Mars is a Taiwanese drama starring Barbie Hsu and Vic Chou of F4. It is based on the Japanese shōjo manga series, Mars written by Fuyumi Soryo. It was produced by Comic Ritz International Production and Chai Zhi Ping as producer and directed by Cai Yuexun.
The series was broadcast in Taiwan in 2004 on free-to-air Chinese Television System and cable TV Gala Television Variety Show/CH 28. It was the 2005 Most Popular Drama of the Year at the 40th Golden Bell Awards, Taiwan.
Off the AirJanuary 1, 2011
Off the Air is an American anthology television series on Adult Swim. Its a collection of psychedelic and visually complex animation, art, and culture.
The show is created by editor Dave Hughes, and produced by Hughes' company, Million Monkeys Inc.
The Life of Leonardo da VinciOctober 28, 1971
La vita di Leonardo da Vinci — in English, The Life of Leonardo da Vinci — is a 1971 Italian television miniseries dramatizing the life of the Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci.
The Golden Globe-winning miniseries was directed by Renato Castellani, and produced by RAI and distributed in the United States by CBS, which aired it from August 13, 1972 to September 10, 1972. Castellani wrote the screenplay. It was filmed entirely on location in Italy and France. The total runtime of the five episodes is nearly five hours.
Simon Schama's Power of ArtOctober 20, 2006
Documentary series in which historian Simon Schama recounts the story of eight moments of high drama in the making of eight artistic masterpieces.
CivilisationsMarch 1, 2018
The story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day—for the first time on a global scale. Inspired by Civilisation, Kenneth Clark’s acclaimed landmark 1969 series about Western art, this series broadens the canvas to reveal the role art and the creative imagination have played across multiple cultures and civilizations.
Watercolour ChallengeJune 15, 1998
Watercolour Challenge was a daytime television programme broadcast in the United Kingdom. It was presented by Hannah Gordon and directed by Tim Conrad and was shown on Channel 4 from 1998 to 2001.
In the programme, three amateur artists were given four hours to paint, in watercolour, the same scene or landscape, often with widely different interpretations. At the end of the four hours, the guest professional artist for the week judged the paintings and selected the winner, who would then appear in a regional final, and if successful would compete in the end of series final.
The guest artist also had a segment where they provided tips for the viewers to improve their painting technique.
The locations of each landscape painted changed in each episode, with various regions of both Great Britain and Ireland being visited, as well as a special show from Provence. The 2001 final was held in Tuscany.
Expert art judges included the artists Jason Bowyer, Mike Chaplin, Annette Kane, Hazel Soan, and Jenny Wheatley. In 1999, Timmy Mallett was a regional judge for one episode of the show. A celebrity edition was produced, including Bill Oddie and Phillip Franks. The show was briefly presented by Cherie Lunghi when Hannah Gordon was unable to do so due to illness.
Vile BodiesMarch 23, 1998
Documentary miniseries about contemporary artists who create challenging views of the human body. One of a 3-part series exploring how contemporary photography is challenging some of our deepest-held taboos about the human body. "American photographer Joel-Peter Witkin discusses his dark visions of human bodies.
Dojin WorkJuly 3, 2007
Doujin Work follows the life of a young girl named Najimi Osana and her exposure into the doujin world. She was first tempted into becoming a doujin artist after seeing how much one of her friends can make at a convention. Najimi loves to draw, though soon learns contrary to what she expected that this new world is anything but easy. As she attends more conventions and meets more people, Najimi eventually manages to find a group of very interesting friends. These friends already have some experience in the field and help her out along the way so that she can someday make a name for herself creating doujinshi.
The Art ShowJuly 25, 2018
Travel the globe witnessing fascinating stories about art. You’ll see new artwork being made, meet artists in their studios and experience cultural treasures with experts.
The Impressionists: Painting and RevolutionNovember 8, 2011
Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists.